Dorothy Day: Precursor to Pope Francis: Celebrate World Philosophy Day
Discussion on the journalist and co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement. Presented by Marygrove’s Department of Philosophy. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Denk-Chapman Hall, Marygrove College, 8425 W. McNichols, Detroit. allevents.in/detroit/dorothy-day-precursor-to-pope-francis/540368739490829#
The Clark Sisters
The award-winning gospel singers are the special musical guests at Triumph Church. Noon Saturday, South Campus, 2550 Liddesdale, Detroit. 5 p.m. North Campus, 15600 J. L. Hudson Drive. Sunday: All services. triumphch.org
Christmas with the Detroit Concert Choir
Featuring choral classics, beloved carols, and new favorites. 7:30 p.m. $20 adults; $18 seniors; $10 students. Old St. Mary’s Church, 646 Monroe, Detroit. (313) 882-0118 or www.detroitconcertchoir.org.
5th annual Glenn Tucker’s Jazz Nativity
Narrator: The Rev. Daniel Aldridge. 5 p.m. $10 adults; $7 students. St. Matthew’s & St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church, 8850 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 871-4750 or glenntuckermusic.com.
A Festival of Lessons & Carols
Performance by the Henry Ford College Renaissance Voices. 7 p.m. $10 adults; $7 senior citizens and students with valid photo ID. Christ Episcopal Church, 120 N. Military, Dearborn. (313) 565-8450 or christchurchdearborn.org.
40th Anniversary Celebration Worship Service
Speaker: Bishop Michael Rogers. 3 p.m. Perfecting Church, 7616 Nevada, Detroit. (313) 365-3787 or perfectingchurch.org.
Seventh annual Living Nativity Scene
Featuring llamas, donkeys, cows, sheep and a camel. 10:15 a.m. Zion Church, 3668 Livernois, Troy. (248) 524-2400 or ziontroy.com.
Advent Series: Preparing the Stable of our Hearts
Noon Mass followed by a simple soup lunch and reflection. $3. Solanus Casey Center, 1780 Mt. Elliott, Detroit. Reservations required. (313) 579-2100, ext. 149.
Coffee, Cake & True Islam
Friendly conversation about various current issues. 7-8 p.m. (continues Dec. 29) Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center-Masjid Mahmood, 1730 W. Auburn, Rochester Hills. (248) 677-1316 or trueislam.com/events/coffee-cake-and-true-islam-metro-detroit-2016-09-15.
Children’s Christmas Musical: Someday At Christmas
Special teen presentation. Preached word by Joshua Smith. 6 p.m. New Bethel Baptist Church, 8430 C.L. Franklin, Detroit. (313) 894-5788 or nbbcdetroit.org.
4 p.m. (continues 10 p.m. Dec. 24 and 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Dec. 25). St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh, Livonia. (734) 464-4433 or stcolette.net.
70th annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Featuring Christmas music, a special art presentation, and a children’s story of the candlelight service. 6 p.m. Bethany Baptist Church, 1375 Hiller, Waterford. (248) 681-2130 or bethanywaterford.org.
Christmas Eve Candle Lighting, Lessons and Carols
7 p.m. Calvary Presbyterian Church, 2727 Fernwood, Ann Arbor. (734) 971-3121.
10 a.m. Calvary Presbyterian Church. 2727 Fernwood, Ann Arbor. (734) 971-3121.
Christmas Sunday Service
9 a.m.: Special Christmas program. 10:30 a.m.: Christmas service. Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Dee Dee Coleman, pastor, Russell Street Missionary Baptist Church, 8700 Chrysler Freeway Service Drive, Detroit. russellstreetmbc.org.
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